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A Chinese sketch of the C.M.S. Hospital Hang Chow

The Chinese characters above stand for 'The great English extensively benevolent institution for curing opium smoking and other diseases, and for training in the Western healing art. The Chinese 'materia medica' includes boiled spiders, scorpions' eggs, centipedes, horned toads, mummified caterpillars, and ground millstones. The need for medical missions is very great. There are now 366 mission hospitals and dispensaries in China, treating over 1,000,000 cases a year.

Author / Creator Unknown
Format 1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.
Publisher London : Church Missionary Society
Year 19--?
HKBU Library collection Chinese Missionary Art Collection
Work type Postcard
Keyword(s) Christianity Hospitals Missionaries
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue

Cite this image as: "大英廣濟院施醫戒煙並授徒肄業西醫圖說", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 17/05/2424,

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